West of England & South Wales Women’s History Network
CALL FOR PAPERS
Women as producers and consumers in history
Our next annual conference will consider women on both sides of commerce, in all historical periods. The keynote speaker will be:
Rachel Worth, Professor of Fashion History at the Arts University College, Bournemouth. Professor Worth is the author of Fashion for the People: A History of Clothing at Marks & Spencer, which will be the subject of her lecture.
Proposals are requested for papers covering the possessions and activities of women in manufacturing, crafts and trades, shops and markets. Academic historians and others working with historical topics, postgraduate students, and independent researchers will be most welcome.
If you would like to offer a paper for inclusion in the programme, please send abstracts of approximately 300 words, and your full contact details, by Friday 26 February 2010 to Jane Howells by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to 7 St Marks Rd, Salisbury SP1 3AY.
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